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Paul Johnson is a graduate of the Herron School of Art and Design located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a printmaking major specializing in lithography with a minor in art history. His work includes both prints as well as paintings focusing on process, color, and the human figure. Paul has exhibited his work in a number of juried exhibitions including the Indianapolis Arts Center student show, where he received best of printmaking 2015, and The Water Show at Gallery 924. Most recently Paul
My most recent body of work is a series of figurative paintings, utilizing torn and ripped color prints collaged over and sometimes creating the figure. I combine this cellular collage aesthetic with inspired backgrounds and metallic pigments creating a quasi-real experience. The contorted angular poses of my figures create an anxiety inspired by our human lives, and the many paths they may take.
Herron School of Art and Design BFA: Printmaking Major, Art History Minor
Ivy Tech Community College AFA: Fine Art, Studio Practices
Best of Printmaking 2015 Indianapolis Arts Center Student Show
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